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This Is 40 (2012)

 -  Comedy  -  21 December 2012 (USA)
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Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.

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Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40. But instead of celebrating, they're mired in a mid-life crisis with unruly kids, debt and unhappiness mounding. Pete's record label is failing and Debbie is unable to come to terms with her aging body. As Pete's 40th birthday party arrives, Pete and Debbie are going to have to rely on family, friends, employees, fitness trainers, aging rockers and ultimately each other to come to terms with life at age 40. Written by napierslogs

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The Sort-of Sequel to 'Knocked Up'

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Rated R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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This Is Forty  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,579,175 (USA) (21 December 2012)

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$67,523,385 (USA) (22 February 2013)
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Trivia

According to Judd Apatow on the DVD commentary, the man who Megan Fox hooks up with at the store is played by Bill Hader. See more »

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In the initial scene where Debbie is smoking a cigarette, her sweater is buttoned-up/open/buttoned-up between shots. See more »

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Debbie: All of a sudden we're a magnet of negativity. What did we do?
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After the main credits roll, there's an extended alternate take of Catherine ad-libbing insults during the conversation with the Julie, Pete, and Debbie. See more »

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Scratch your fingernails down a blackboard instead
18 May 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This was the most rubbish film I've seen in a long time. Proving that too much of a good thing is bad, the main characters in this film, who were brilliant in Knocked Up, live up to the adage. The plot is as holey as a net and the characters as endearing as a school yard bully. The wife is a nagging whinger, the husband pathetic, the eldest daughter a spoilt brat and none of the minor characters worth mentioning (the exception being Megan Fox who holds her own.) The film is too long and you care so little for the characters that you pray and pray your misery will be over soon. Extremely disappointing from Apatow, who did so well with Knocked Up. Yes, this film is right up there with Days of Thunder as one of the worst movies ever. I only gave it one star because I couldn't give it none.


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